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Rebecca Reames

Title: Associate Professor: Choral Conducting
Department: Crane School of Music
Phone: 2461
Fax: 2413
E-mail: reamesrr@potsdam.edu
Office: Schuette Hall A314

Rebecca R. Reames is an Associate Professor of Music in The Crane School of Music at the State University of New York at Potsdam where she teaches courses in music education and conducting, plus conducts two choirs. Dr. Reames' Crane Touring Choirs have performed internationally in Eastern Europe (2013) and at the Beijing International Choral Festival in China (2007). Regionally, her Concert Choir ensembles have been invited to perform for the Eastern Division American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Conference in New York City, and for the Eastern Division Music Educators National Conference (MENC) in Baltimore. Recently, Phoenix Club (the women's ensemble) under Dr. Reames' direction visited high schools in Central New York and participated in the Syracuse University Women's Choir Festival. Dr. Reames has guest conducted and adjudicated festival ensembles in more than a dozen states and Canada. Each summer she is a guest clinician for the University of North Texas Middle School Choral Camp and has also served as a festival adjudicator there. She has presented choral interest sessions at regional and national music education and state choral conferences, and has papers published in three major music education journals. A native of Virginia, she taught middle and high school music in Northern Virginia for over fifteen years prior to receiving the Ph.D. in Music Education/Choral Conducting from Florida State University. Dr. Reames is a Past President for New York ACDA and served as the Assistant Program Chair for the Miami National ACDA Conference. Her research interests include selecting appropriate literature for middle and high school choirs and topics related to "singers in motion".